Poultry Industry Public Hearings Start in Parliament

[SAnews.gov.za] Cape Town -The poultry industry has shrunk by 7% and continues to do so, placing South Africa’s main source of protein at risk due to Western diets and dumping of cheap cuts in the country.

[SAnews.gov.za] Cape Town -The poultry industry has shrunk by 7% and continues to do so, placing South Africa's main source of protein at risk due to Western diets and dumping of cheap cuts in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cadre Deployment Does Little for the Country’s Future – or the Wine Industry

[Daily Maverick] Just as the ANC cannot suddenly introduce meritocratic performance as an employment criterion anywhere that supporters have been rewarded with a job, the wine industry cannot suddenly abandon its accredited training systems and its com…

[Daily Maverick] Just as the ANC cannot suddenly introduce meritocratic performance as an employment criterion anywhere that supporters have been rewarded with a job, the wine industry cannot suddenly abandon its accredited training systems and its community outreach projects, whether or not they are really producing palpable benefits.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

SAPS – Making Arrests, but Is It Making Improvements?

[Daily Maverick] The country has seen high-profile criminal cases in recent weeks – the OR Tambo heist, baby Siwaphiwe Mbambo’s abduction, and the robbery at the office of the chief justice. Swift arrests were made in each case. But what does this mean…

[Daily Maverick] The country has seen high-profile criminal cases in recent weeks - the OR Tambo heist, baby Siwaphiwe Mbambo's abduction, and the robbery at the office of the chief justice. Swift arrests were made in each case. But what does this mean for police performance and the public's perception of the SAPS? By GREG NICOLSON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Parliament On Post-School Education

[SA Govt] The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training, Ms Connie September, has voiced her satisfaction with the department’s plans regarding post-school education in the country.

[SA Govt] The Chairperson of the Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training, Ms Connie September, has voiced her satisfaction with the department's plans regarding post-school education in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Airbnb’s African Takeover – One-On-One With Founder Brian Chesky

[Daily Maverick] Airbnb, the tech start-up posing a major threat to the dominance of the traditional hospitality industry, has its sights set firmly on Africa for expansion. South Africa is the linchpin in their plans. In Cape Town, a city experiencing…

[Daily Maverick] Airbnb, the tech start-up posing a major threat to the dominance of the traditional hospitality industry, has its sights set firmly on Africa for expansion. South Africa is the linchpin in their plans. In Cape Town, a city experiencing astronomical Airbnb growth, the company's founder Brian Chesky sat down to talk with REBECCA DAVIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Hypocritical ANC Closes Over 3000 Schools Across the Country

[DA] The DA will today submit parliamentary questions to find out whether the closing of 3 257 schools across seven ANC-governed provinces over the next three years, will follow due and proper processes.

[DA] The DA will today submit parliamentary questions to find out whether the closing of 3 257 schools across seven ANC-governed provinces over the next three years, will follow due and proper processes.

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Chief Justice Office Robbery – DA Demands Answers From Phahlane On ‘Bogus’ Arrests

[DA] The DA will request that the Acting National Police Commissioner, Khomotso Phahlane, be summoned urgently to brief the Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services to account for the seemingly bogus arrests in relation to the break-in …

[DA] The DA will request that the Acting National Police Commissioner, Khomotso Phahlane, be summoned urgently to brief the Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services to account for the seemingly bogus arrests in relation to the break-in at the office of the Chief Justice on the weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The NCC’s and MTN’s Swindle

[Guardian] Despite the hobbling challenges of poor security and infrastructure, it is not uncommon for foreign investors to speak glowingly about the huge opportunities in the Nigerian business environment. They wonder why Nigerians should lend themsel…

[Guardian] Despite the hobbling challenges of poor security and infrastructure, it is not uncommon for foreign investors to speak glowingly about the huge opportunities in the Nigerian business environment. They wonder why Nigerians should lend themselves to ruing their citizenship and being subjected to stark poverty when all around them are treasure troves they, foreigners, have braved long distances to explore.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria